Graduate Certificate of Disaster Management
JCU Course Code
Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Science and Engineering
Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree at this or another university, or
Other qualifications or experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Science and Engineering as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non-English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule 1 of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Interview (by invitation) for applicants without a Bachelor degree.
For flexible delivery options, computer and internet access is required.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Must hold current Senior First Aid certificate at the time of graduation
EV5607:03 Disasters: Policy to Practice
EV5612:03 Disaster Planning and Preparedness
EV5613:03 Disaster Response and Recovery
EV5614:03 Leadership in Disaster Management
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year part time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Maximum allowed Pass
Supplementary exam for
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy and associated procedures.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for subjects completed in the 4 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT
This is a joint degree
Inclusion of majors on
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award